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MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:30am EST
americans. >>> president obama takes his push for new gun control measures on the road to minneapolis today. he'll share ideas with law enforcement officials. one proposal universal background checks for all gun buyers even at gun shows that was the topic of a super bowl ad that aired last night in the washington d.c. market. t >> the nra once supported background checks. >> we think it's reasonable to provide mandatory in-state criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show, no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> america can do this. for us. please. >> is that spot points out, the nra chief executive argued for mandatory background checks back in 1989. yesterday it was a different story. >> you're more universal background check? >> well, universal background -- now, that's what president obama is now putting guard. let me talk about that. it's a fraud to call it universal. it's never going to be universal. the criminals aren't going to comply with it. they can care less. you're not going to computerize -- you have seen you're not going to computerize the mental health records.
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 6:30pm EST
through raising tax rates? mr. obama makes news in his cbs interview. should scouting be open to gays? and byron pitts tells us how a killer once committed to a mental hospital got a permit by-to-buy 15 guns. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the f.b.i. has stormed an underground shelter today, shooting to death a kidnapper and freeing a five-year-old boy unharmed. the boy, whose first name is ethan, had been held for seven days outside midland city, alabama. the family allowed us to show you his picture. the police say that ethan was kidnapped last tuesday from a school bus by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who neighbors have described as belligerent. mark strassmann is on the scene with the breaking news tonight. mark? >> reporter: scott, here's what happened in the final minute. two muffled bangs could be heard behind me in the direction of the shelter. an ambulance that had been parked nearby since the start of the standoff raced up the hill. about a minute later, local deputies and f.b.i. agents were patting themse
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
obama prepares to wage war over gun control arc new photo of him pops up that has gun lobbyists in arms. >>> from the president's inauguration to the super bowl half time show to the bay area, it seems beyonce knows the way to san jose. we'll explain. >>> a video game ends up having some very spooky predictions about last night's super bowl. we'll take a look ahead in business news. >>> president obama making his very first trip out of washington aimed specifically at pushing for more gun law, but it's a picture of the president with a gun in hand that has a lot of people talking this morning. tracy pots is on capitol hill this morning. she has the latest. >> reporter: as president obama pitches his gun control plan in minnesota today, more reaction to this white house photo of the president skeet shooting at camp david. critics say he's pandering to second amendment conservatives while pushing for a ban on assault weapons. that seems to have no chance on capitol hill. but universal background checks, that's gaining support. >> i think that everyone acknowledges we should do someth
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
fox news in washington, dc. president obama travels to minneapolis tomorrow to continue his push for new gun control. saturday, the white house released this picture of the president's shooting at camp david which he does all the time. the national rifle association is fighting new limits on guns. if the first big legislative battle this year and, today, we will cover it in depth. but, first, retired astronaut, mark kelly, husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords, shot two years ago. they have launch add new group "americans for responsible solutions." captain, let's start with your wife's drought testimony before a senate committee this week. >> you must act. be bold. be courageous. americans are counting on you. >>chris: how is your wife doing? >> great, chris. she enjoyed being there in front of the senate. it was a little bit of having her former job back in a sense, being on capitol hill. >>chris: now, the debate, your wife's shooting raises some of the questions in support of the gun control controversy. loughner was suspended from college because of concerns that he
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
nra's own words against them. president obama will soon be moving to a new oval office, while the west wing is renovated. the temporary office is in the eisenhower executive office right next door. >>> new jersey chris christie is getting ready for his first late-night tv appearance with david letterman. >>> and that is your morning dish of "scrambled politics." >>> all right, now for a look at monday's weather. here's meteorologist bill karins. >> good morning. >> oh boy, tell a lot of people are going to be tired after that super bowl last night. >> including yourself. >> good morning, everyone. if you're up and at em after that late night, we're watching cold air and coming down. the cold air has been locked in the same areas while the west is enjoying beautiful conditions. texas to the gulf coast, no problems. winter is over the great lakes. ohio valley. northern plains and new england. north of chicago and milwaukee, up to the border, some heavier snow band. eventually the snow will head into ohio, toledo, cleveland. not a big blockbuster event. quick-moving storms. 1 to 3 inches
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
reported returning from a ski trip. >>> president obama pushing for broader gun control messages. tracy potts is in washington this morning, plus this new photo of the president raising some eyebrows. >> reporter: we'll show you that in a just moment. the president today first headed to minneapolis, no mistake that city was chosen, the white house said they were worked very hard there to curb gun violence. as president obama pitches his gun control plan in minnesota more reaction to this white house photo of the president skeet shooting at camp david. pushing for a ban on assault weapons. no chance on capitol hill. but universal background checks, that's gaining support. >> i think that everyone acknowledges that we should something with background checks. >> mark kelly said that checks must be expanded to keep guns away from mental ly illness. >> he have gone to a gun show or a private seller and got a gun. >> this super bowl accused the nra of making a complete turnaround. this was the nra after columbine. >> provide in-state background checks for every sale, no loopholes anywhere for
WHUT
Feb 4, 2013 7:30am EST
high-ranking church official. >>> the obama administration announced a new attempted compromise with religious groups friday in the ongoing dispute over the controversial "contraception mandate" in the healthcare law. under the new proposed rules, faith-based nonprofit employers with religious objections would not have to cover free contraceptive services for their employees. instead, the insurer or another third-party would provide the coverage at no cost to either the employee or the nonprofit. the new rules would widen the number of groups exempted from the mandate, although religious for-profits would still have to comply. some religious groups said they were satisfied with the new rules, but others remained concerned. the u.s. catholic bishops said they are studying the proposal. >>> also this week, president obama made a strong push for comprehensive immigration reform this week, as did some members of the senate, who presented their own bipartisan plan. faith groups across the religious spectrum praised both efforts, saying legislation should be passed without delay. in recent
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
today in dallas, texas. president obama, who is honorary chairman of the scouts, tells cbs news he is in favor of opening the scouts to all. >> my attitude is gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. >> the president kicks off a major push on gun control later today when he travels to minneapolis police department later today. >>> police in pennsylvania are trying to figure out how a 6-year-old managed to take her mother's car out for a drive. they say the little girl apparently wanted to visit her dad, who lives not too far away. rami hawkins was shoveling snow when he looked up to see the bmw coming right at him. >> i was like, stop, stop, stop. she looked at me and she took back off and she stopped again. and i started running up the hill telling her to stop. she was going and stopping and going and stopping. >> the little girl waited until her mom was sleeping before going on the wild ride. before it was all over she hit three parked cars and a light pole. she was shaken up, but luckily she was
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
balls in the republican party? isn't it barack obama has put together a real way of mobilizing a new america, given the demographics of today and has gone forward and laid out an agenda and they don't know what to do with it? they're stumbling all over themselves because they don't know what to doo. >> well, it's a little bit of both of those things, reverend. there is sort of a circular firing squad right now. i think to one extent, michael steele is right. if he couldn't save the republican party, i don't think anybody can. i think karl rove has correctly diagnosed a problem in that is that in these primaries, they're running all of these far right candidates are winning and that's causing them to lose elections. they'd be in charge of the senate if they didn't have all of these far right candidates who ultimately wound up losing in the general election. but then you do get into this civil war thing where you may just get a lot of people spending a lot of money and winding up with the same result that we have right now. in the larger picture, yes. the problem is not so much is cand
ABC
Feb 4, 2013 2:05am EST
later this half hour. so keep it right here on abc news. >>> and before the game, president obama shared his thoughts about the risk of injuries for younger players. mr. obama tells cbs news that if he had a son interested in football he would think before letting him play, given what's known about head injuries. but the president told cbs that's for nfl players and it's a different matter for them, he said. >> these are grown men. they're well compensated. they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about, you know, the pipeline, pop warner, high school, college, i want to make sure that we're doing everything we can to make the sport safer, and that means that the game probably going to evolve a little bit. >> the president also spoke for the first time about the new pentagon ruling allowing women at the front lines. mr. obama said for all practical matters women are already serving in combat and serving with extraordinary patriotism and distinction. >>> and now to breaking news this morning from southern california where there has been a deadly bus crash. a
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
get done and that's what i'm doing, doing the best i can. >> reporter: lauren demarco, fox 5 news. >>> up next president obama addresses the boy scouts ban on gay troop leaders, what he's saying ahead of the group's board meeting hearing this week.  >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> president obama is speaking out about the boy scouts of america saying he supports the group allowing gay troop leaders. it comes as the scouts are considering ending a mandatory exclusion of gay members. >> my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does in every institution and walk of life and, you know, the scouts are great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives and i think that nobody should be barred for that. >> the boy scouts national executive board members are expected to discuss the policy change in a meeting tomorrow. so let's bring in our fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. good to see you, mark. w
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
suffered a fatal blow to the head. martha: president obama insisting new revenues will be needed in the future. but he says the tax hikes may not be necessary. here is a piece of the interview he did yesterday. >> there is no doubt we need additional revenue coupled with smart spending reductions in order to bring down our deficit. if you combine those things together we cannot only reduce our deficit but we can invest in education and research and development that will help us grow. martha: what do you think about that at home and what does karl rove think about that. former senior adviser to president george w. bush. there was a lot in that sound bite. we know the tax hikes have kicked in, but the president is suggesting that we need more money from the american people essentially. >> we have a spending problem not a revenue problem. revenues this year are anticipated to be above the year they were in fiscal '08. they are going to be over $2.9 trillion over $2 trillion. spending has increased more rapidly than revenues. the tax revenues we got as a result of raising the rates on the t
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am EST
making positive noises about what could be achieved in the new obama administration, the second term you about it is ultimately the supreme leader who calls the shots. certainly the fact that iran told the u.n. nuclear watchdog last week it was going to be deploying a significant number of second generation centrifuges that can spin uranium three times as fast as ones currently used is not a sign of stepping back, jenna. it is certainly a sign of moving quickly along. there are some experts who think that actually more rigorous, intensive, sustained negotiations at this point will be more useful than sanctions. then there are different opinions at this point about this point of no return. some say it his iran has enough fissile materiel it could make a nuclear warhead. and that would be this summer by many estimates. others are saying that red line point is when iran can do that but do it in a way that is undetected by world powers so they won't really have an opportunity to respond in time. and some experts are frankly saying iran is already at this point is a nuclear power because
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
with a fox news alert. we are just seeing president obama's arrival in minnesota at this hour. where he will try to rally support for gun control. welcome to "america live." i'm shannon bream in today for megyn kelly. the president is expected to make public remarks on meetings about gun violence while back at the white house his team is taking new questions about the decision to release this photo showing the president shooting skeets at camp david. fox news digital politics editor and host of power play on foxnews.com. all right, chris, your take on the timing of the release of this particular picture. >> well, obviously the president wants people to know that he is okay with guns and has touched them, has shot them and is fine with all of that. because what is happening now is that the anxieties among gun owners and among second amendment enthusiasts for what they think is going to be a broad gun control effort by the president and certainly that's what we're seeing cooking up in the u.s. senate. for these folks, they say he is out of touch. he doesn't understand. this is the preside
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am EST
growth.. 3 just days after news thht the economy as shrunk slightly in the fourth uarter of 2012, presidenn obama says the recovvry issshowwng signn & of growth. the president sat down with c-b-s' scott pelley forrannexccusive innerview aheaddof the superr -3 bowl.marianne rafferty hassmore. 3 ooama says: "housing is 3 going strong, car sales are uu. the truth is overall here were a lottof ositive signs eeonomy is taking a step forward, but some economisss say ii's on a slow path. -3 some say one offthe things polding up progress is folkss in washinggon. president obama is ccaling on lawmakers toowork together on a balanced approach to reduce the deficit and promote economii growth. but continued gridlock may pmpact a deal.dowd: republicans are unwilling to let's ddficit spend in order 3&&pare unwilliig to address -3 government ssending, so they -3 deficit spend, both sides, wwich iswhy the country does not rust washington. -& while thh wwite house and 3 fiscal cciff, the eal alss deferred auuomaticcspending cuts to the beginning of march. congress is still satisfies both theehou
FOX
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
universal background checks calling them too bureaucratic. >>> in an interview with cbs news, president obama said he supports allowing gays into the boy scouts. >> scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership. it will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> >> the scouting organization announced last week it is considering lifting its ban on gay members and let local troop leaders decide on the issue. the board meets tomorrow and is considered to discuss the change. >> >> a police beating seen by thousands, with some activists are demanding. >> >> hundreds are left homeless after this massive fire overseas, why authorities say it could have been much worst. >> >> have you seen this video from you tube. a little girl from the east bacon ducting a science test, why it has turned into a huge hit. . >>> the egyptian government has issued a rare apology after a protester was stripped naked and beaten during demonstrations near the presidential palace near cairo. vide
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
you for coming on. more to come this hour, including a skyrocketing new price tag for obama that is going to cost you and your family a pretty penny. next, an anniversary now worth celebrating. a look at how the federal income-tax has changed over 100 years and how would is getting worse. ♪ i'm lorenzo. i work for 47 different companies. well, technically i work for one. that company, the united states postal service®, works for thousands of home businesses. because at usps.com®, you can pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. i can even drop off free boxes. i wear a lot of hats. well, technically i wear one. the u.s. postal service®, no business too small. ♪ gerri: well, most of us anyway spin yesterday celebrating the super bowl, but you might not have realized there was another momentous occasion to mark, the 100th birthday of the federal income-tax. now, where does this dreaded form of taking their money come from? to offer little history lesson. it all started way back in 1861. abraham lincoln needed to raise some money immediately to fight the civil war, a
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. >> president obama is also pushing for easier access to mental healthcare and more cops on the beat to help address gun violence. >>> the new secretary of state john kerry got down to business today. staffers held a welcoming ceremony for the former massachusetts senator this morning at the state department. on his first day on the job kerry told them president obama needs their help to make america safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful. he also said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for you on a personal level. >> reporter: yes. west springfield high school is my alma mater and whenever you're connected to a school and something like this happens, it's very disturbing on a personal level. th
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
. "news nation" following breaking. first time president obama is taking his push for stricter gun laws out of washington, d.c. right now, we're about 30 minutes away from the president speaking at the first big follow-up since announcing i
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
would have had the option of making a buyer undergo a background check. >>> president obama has made his first trip outside the beltway to push his new campaign to curb gun violence. he traveled to minneapolis once nicknamed murderapolis because of all the shooting deaths. the president praised the city's turnaround. president obama needs congress in his corner to see some of the same things occur nationwide. >> i need everybody who is listening toeep pressure on your congress member to do the right thing. >> this is the first of several trips the president plans to make to put public pressure on a sharply divided congress. >>> an undercover wusa9 investigation airing tonight finds black passengers more likely to be ignored and wait longer for d.c. taxis. investigative reporter russ ptacek has the hidden camera footage, but you're also trying to empower consumers to stop this. >> all of our stuff is caught on tape and tonight at 11:00 we're launching a new mobile tool that will allow passengers to do it, too and document and report cabbies breaking d.c.'s laws to serve all equally. 2
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
>>> hi, everyone. i'm tamron hall. "news nation" following breaking. first time president obama is taking his push for stricter gun laws out of washington, d.c. right now, we're about 30 minutes away from the president speaking at the first big follow-up since announcing in mid-january his proposal to curb gun violence. the president is in minneapolis, minnesota, on the first of several expected trips to rally support to push congress to pass legislation. the white house picked minneapolis for the president's remarks in part because of major progress that city made in curbing gun violence since the '90s dubbed murdered-opolis. today, minneapolis mayor r.t. ryeback had strong words for harry reid who would not commit to supporting an asaumt weapons ban. >> i didn't vote for it last night because it didn't make sense but i'll take a look at it. >> how can harry reid, a fellow democrat and i'm willing to criticize him say he hasn't read the bill. mayor dianne feinstein has been a mayor. she's been in a shooting. she knows why she needs this. let's support the president and get some th
KRON
Feb 4, 2013 4:00am PST
president obama at the funeral. the israeli consul general and new york mayor michael bloomberg are also set to speak at today's service. new york police department helicopters are expected to fly over the synagogue in honor of koch. the former mayor died friday of congestive heart failure at age 88. >> president obama says the boy scouts of america should allow gay members. he also said women should be allowed in military combat roles. the president's comments in an interview on c-b-s before the super bowl come ahead of a meeting of the boy scouts' national executive board this week. a proposal to open up the scouts' membership to gays is expected to be discussed and possibly voted on at the gathering in texas. the white house said in a statement last august that president obama opposed the gay ban. new this morning. >> the boeing 787 batteries still causing issues. the dream liner was grounded by three weeks ago when the lithium ion batteries lead to a fire and smoke on a second. boeing's 7-87 dreamliners remain grounded. but the batteries causing the jet's troubles are clear for take-
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am PST
surreal. >> right before the super bowl, president obama sat down with cbs news anchor scott pelley for an exclusive interview. >> washington cannot continually operate under a cloud of crisis. >>> new details are emerging from a hostage crisis in algeria. >> we're a group of guys trying to make a living for our family, not unlike anyone in the united states. >>> chris kyle survived iraq tours. it was while helping a fellow veteran that he lost his life. >> they may not be going anywhere for a couple of weeks, maybe a couple of months. >> we go from a blowout to blackout to one of the most memorable super bowls of all kinds. >>> good morning, angels. >> good morning, charlie. >>> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. super bowl xlvii was the longest in history and one of the most dramatic. the baltimore ravens beat the san francisco 49ers 34-31. >> but not before the first ever power failure at the big game. armen keteylan was at the game when the lights went out and he had just finished talking with the man in charge of the nfl's super bowl operations. >> 50-yard li
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> to politics, president obama takes his push for new gun-control measures on the road to minneapolis today where he'll share ideas with law enforcement leaders on how to curb gun violence. this as nra's chief executive, wayne lapierre, continued his spirited defense of gun rights this weekend. speaking with fox news's chris wallace about that controversial nra ad that brought the president's children into the gun debate. >> the president's kids are safe, and we're all thankful for it. >> they also face a threat that most children do not face. >> tell that to the people of newtown. tell that -- >> you really think that the president's children are the same kind of target as every schoolchild in america? that's ridiculous and you know it, sir. >> you know, unfortunately, i think there are parents all over the school that -- all over the country that think their kids are entitled to the same amount of protection when they go to school. >> so they should have secret service? >> no, but what they should have is police officers or certified armed security in those schools to ke
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
. gun rights advocates say is they saw a rush to pass new gun laws in their view has eased. >> president obama led a round table in an effort to rewrite gun laws. >> which don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> that something includes 23 gun control proposals the president endorsed after the school shooting. limiting ammunition clips and expanding background checks. >> we're not going to save every life but we can make a difference. and that's our responsibility as americans. >> but the head of the nra says instead of limiting gun use by people who follow the law, shouldwork to end laws that allow mentally unstable people to buy guns. >> they won't do it. the hppa laws won't do it. we're all for it. but it's not. >> over the weekend is a lead up to the president's speech. released a picture of him skeet shooting last summer. also showed up during the superbowl. >> america can do this. for us. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg's gun control group paid $100,000 to air an ad in dc while at baltimore in a gun control forum. focused on maryland's priorities
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
. >> reporter: lapierre says semiautomatic guns help keep america safe. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> president owe bap ma says the -- president obama says the boy scouts should be open to all boys, including those who are gay. the president praised scouting as an organization which offers opportunities and says no one should be excluded. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think that nobody should be barred for that. >> we found out last week- - >> [indiscernible] -- banning gays from scouting. >>> 4:35 now. the alabama hostage standoff is now if its seventh day. negotiations between the f.b.i. and the man allegedly holding a 5-year-old boy hostage, they're continuing those negotiations. 65-year-old jim lee dykes is accused of shooting and killing a bus driver and abducting a little boy from the bus. a funeral for the driver was held yesterday. >>> 38 were injured in a crash between a tour bus and two other vehicles in southern cal
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>gretchen: in a few hours president obama will ramp up his campaign-style push for new gun control legislation. he's heading to minnesota to focus on that state's efforts to curb gun violence. the president's plan? he had a heated topic on fox news sunday for both sides of the issue. >> and there are some commonsense things we can do to make this country a lot safer. universal criminal background check, identifying the mentally ill and getting those records into the system. >> there's going to be fees. there's going to be paper work. there's going to be law-abiding people caught up in a bureaucratic nightmare. and there's going to be abuse in terms of prosecutions. and it's all going to affect only the law-abiding people. the criminals could care less. >>gretchen: many gun rights advocates concerned the president's plan impacts on the second amendment. >>> at least eight people died, dozens injured after a tour bus crashes into two vehicles into a mountain road in southern california. officials said it had brake troubles. crashed into a car, flipped over and crashed into a truck to
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am EST
weapons. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> president obama is calling on the boy scouts of america to end its controversial ban on gay members and leaders. a move they will vote on this week. yesterday the president said everyone should have a fair shot to participate. >> the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people. >> the organization is set to vote on turning the ban bends. >> right now, friends, family and the city of new york are saying final good-byes to former mayor ed koch. mayor michael bloomberg and president bill clinton will speak at the funeral, just getting under way now. >>> a new york city subway station will be renamed in his honor. starting today the east 77th street will be called mayor ed koch station. he died of congestive heart failure on friday. he was 88 years old. >>> storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein joins us now. >> beautiful snow coming down gently. >> light and fluffy. >> snowshowers came through. i took a photo yesterday afternoon when one of the
Current
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
jim and i are on opposite sides of the beyoncÉ issue. not since michelle obama's bangs has there been -- >> stephanie: what is it? >> i think he liked it. i had some problems with it. we'll have to talk about it. >> stephanie: you'll join us after the -- do the news. call us! >> call us! >> good morning everybody. president obama heading to minneapolis today where he's going to meet with local law enforcement officials and leaders to discuss his gun safety proposals and also talk about the measures that cities have already taken to curb gun violence. afterwards, he will give public remarks where he may discuss the latest tragedy the shooting death of chris kyle. a former member of a seal team three, also known as american's deadlyist sniper. kyle volunteered his time helping veterans deal with post-traumatic stress. police arrested 25-year-old eddie ray ralph a many rear -- a marine forallegedly shooting a neighbor at a gun range. they suspect ralph was suffering from some sort of mental illness. >>> approving mental health -- improving meant ath health services is one aspect of gun s
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am EST
new controversy over the obama administration's contraception compromise. why some companies are not so happy about it still. you will hear from one. >>> former marine is accused of killing the man known as america's deadliest sniper at a resort lodge. a live update. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with me. i'm carol costello reporting from washington. this just in. we are keeping our eyes on the stock market as we cross the top of the hour. because the dow is tanking. it has been down around 100 points since the opening bell rang 30 minutes ago. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. why is this happening? >> so close, yet so far. just when the dow was within striking distance of its all-time high we are seeing this pullback. hey, it was fun on friday watching the dow hit 14,000. it went past that for first time in five years. now we are watching the dow pull further away from that milestone. what happened was on friday, you saw the dow rally pretty much on an upbeat jobs report from january. that was the reason for that rally. but now the question
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am PST
:38. the new picture of president obama has gun advocates crying foul. we'll have a live report from washington coming up. >> reporter: and i'm bob redell. we'll tell you about the surprise discovery firefighters stumbled upon while fighting this house fire here in the south bay. that story coming up. >>> welcome back on a monday morning. live look over san francisco there. cool the way that fog makes the light turn orange over the city. we all wish it was going to be that scarlet and gold but 49ers didn't quite get it done. a great season. great year. very proud of our 49ers. next year we'll go get them. it's 5:41. this morning president obama heading off to minnesota to try to rally support for an assault weapons ban and universal background checks on gun buyers. a new photo released by the white house showing the president firing a weapon raising a few eyebrows. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live on capitol hill this morning with more on this growing controversy. tracie, good morning. >> hi, jon. good morning. you saw the photo over the weekend. it's a photo of president ob
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
decades in washington, the morality of drone strikes and advice he has for president obama. >>> plus the pack men, karl rove's new plan to pour cold water on the tea party and keep senate seats in the republican column. today's politics planner, as you can see, former president clinton will be speaking at ed koch's funeral, president obama is off to minneapolis and chris christie hits letterman. [ male announcer ] let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much, you think. except it's 2% every year. go to e-trade and find out how much our advice and guidance costs. spoiler alert: it's low. it's guidance on your terms, not ours. e-trade. less for us. more for you. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn't it be better if we just let fedex help us to expand to new markets? hmm gotta admit that's better than a few "likes." i don't have the door code. who's that? he won a contest online to be ceo for the day. how
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
, remember? as a new leader takes over at the state department today, president obama is in minnesota at this hour trying to build pressure on congress to support his gun proposals. will he be able to overcome deep-rooted opposition? joining us for our daily fix, chuck todd, msnbc news chief, political director, and host of "the daily rundown" and "new york times" chief washington correspondent david sang ar. first to you, chuck, on guns. the president in minnesota. the white house making a very big push. the question as to why they had to react to the conspiracy they'rists who questioned his -- the white house comment about his skeet shooting at camp david zoosh well, they've always been what i would call overly reactive to they call it the beast, feeding the beast, and they mean sort of social media, the sort of advocacy media, when it's talk radio, whatever you want to call it, and this was just mother one of those instances where they felt that they saw a couple of articles that they thought were getting traction, and they thought, well, let's put out this photo, but, of
KRON
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
as representative for president obama at the funeral. the israeli consul general and new york mayor michael bloomberg are also said as begin today's service. air police guard helicopters are expected to fly over this and i got in honor of koch. the former mayor died friday of congestive heart failure at age 88. >> (cheers & applause) ♪ >> that was at halftime show there. beyonce answer critics during halftime performance by singing live with fierce as and confidence. she got a little help from fellow does the child band mates. beyonce saying hit songs like love on top, crazy in love, baby boy, and single ladies. >> ♪ >> that is a lease chickees performing a bounty version of the national anthem at of sunday's super bowl. the grammy-winning singer played the piano as she sang the star spangled banner with her eyes shut. her public says the performance was live. he harbors and was often featured a few additional lyrics. --alicia keys >> the most talked-about ads were as low as our troops featuring chrysler's jeep. i really old guy out partying with his senior home friends and gett
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
obama is in minnesota today. taking his case for new gun restrictions to the public. despite fierce opposition to his call to ban many times of assault-style weapon, the president isn't backing down. and he got emotional today when he urged people to put pressure on their members of congress. >> tell them there's no legislation. to eliminate all guns. there's no legislation being proposed to subvert the second amendment. tell them specifically what we're talking about. things that the majority of americans when they're asked support. and tell them now is the time for action. that we're not going to wait till the next newtown or the next aurora. we're not going to wait till after we lose more innocent americans on street corners all across the country. not going to wait till somebody else's father or son are murdered. some of the officers here today know what it's like to look into the eyes a parent or a grandparent, a brother or a sir who has just lost a loved one to an act of violence. to see that the pain and the heartbreak from wondering why this precious life this piece of your
CNN
Feb 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
situation room." i'm wolf blitzer in washington. president obama brought his push for new gun control in minneapolis today, calling for a comprehensive package of steps against gun violence. there's growing doubt one of the steps he's seeking can actually be taken. a ban on assault-type weapons. it faces an uphill battle in congress which gun control advocates and even the president himself seemed to acknowledge. our white house correspondent brianna keilar is joining us with more. what's the latest that you're hearing on this sensitive front? >> wolf, publicly, as you heard, president obama is still pushing for this assault weapons ban. but he seemed to acknowledge reality today. i'll tell you, even privately, talking amongst themselves, aides, since december, have really pushed the fact that it's background checks where they think they'll have the most luck. as scrutiny of the president's own experiences shooting a gun have come to get a closer look. proof that president obama has been skeet shooting. a picture from last august released by the white house this weekend. david plouffe
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 4:25am EST
facebook. >>> taking a break from the super bowl for a moment, president obama says the economy is showing signs of recovery. >> he sat down with cbs news for an exclusive interview before last night's game. >> housing is overing. manufacturing is going strong. car sales are up. truth is is that overall, there were a lot of positive signs in the economy. >> reporter: the u.s. economy is taking a step forward but some economists say on the a slow path. some say one of the things holding up progress is folks in washington. president obama is calling on lawmakers to work on a balanced approach to deal with the deficit. >> republicans are unwilling to touch revenue. they say let's deficit spend. democrats deficit spend. that is why the country does not trust washington. >> reporter: congress is still working to pass a budget that satisfies both the house and the senate. the president says, if lawmakers can agree to work together, the country's budget issues can be resolved. >> there is a way for us to solve these budget in a responsible way through a balanced approach that the vast maj
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
deny women their rights. president obama set to travel to minnesota tomorrow to talk about ways to curb gun violence. just ahead of his visit two much of the top voices in the gun debate are speaking out with new reaction to propose gun laws being crafted inside the beltway. peter doocy inside the beltedway from washington. peter? >> harris, universal background checks become the law then everybody who buys a gun from a dealer or gun show or a friend would be subject to a full, criminal and mental health screening. this is something gun control advocates favor. this morning the ceo of the nra said universal background checks won't work. >> it's a fraud to call it universal. it's never going to be universal. the criminals aren't going to comply with it. they could care less. you are not going to computer rise -- you have already seen you are not going to computer rise the mental health records. here's what's going to happen. quit calling it universal check. the real title ought to be the check on law abiding people all over this country. >> the democratic senate majority leader harr
NBC
Feb 4, 2013 6:30pm EST
, nbc news, washington. >>> president obama took his bush for tougher gun control laws to minneapolis today. you may recall, it's a city they used to call murder-opolis. they successfully brought the homicide rate down with juvenile violent crime rates dropping sharply, as well. the president is calling on congress to pass that expansion of background checks, limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines and a ban on new assault weapons. >>> a lot of americans have read the book called "american sniper," written by former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle, often referred to as america's best and deadliest sniper during his war-time deployments as a marine. chris kyle was killed this weekend in texas after he and a friend took a troubled fellow marine veteran for an outing at a shooting range. we get the story tonight from nbc's jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: as a navy s.e.a.l. sniper in iraq, chris kyle was so feared, the enemy called him the devil of vermonty and put an $80,000 on his head. >> tragically, it was back home where kyle and a friend were shot and killed. the suspect is a 25-year-o
KRON
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am PST
representative for president obama at the funeral. the israeli consul general and new york mayor michael bloomberg are also set to speak at today's service. new york police department helicopters are expected to fly over the synagogue in honor of koch. the former mayor died friday of congestive heart failure at age 88. president obama says the boy scouts of america should allow gay members. he also said women should be allowed in military combat roles. the president's comments in an interview on c-b-s before the super bowl come ahead of a meeting of the boy scouts' national executive board this week. a proposal to open up the scouts' membership to gays is expected to be discussed and possibly voted on at the gathering in texas. the white house said in a statement last august that president obama opposed the gay ban. a developing story this morning. at least eight, possibly 10 people are dead following a highway collision involving a tour bus in southern california. this is new video into kron four. the bus driver reported having brake problems as it came down the mountain on state route
NBC
Feb 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
moore, nbc news, washington. >>> still to come at 6:00, the boy scouts will meet this week to discuss a long time policy. a ban on gay members. today president obama weighed in on the controversial topic. >>> plus, a change in the forecast that could affect your commute this week. a beautiful night in san francisco. >>> as we've been reporting, the power is out at the superdome. we want to go to dave feldman at the csn sports net. you're here by phone. i understand the power is back on. this has to be really unusual. >> reporter: yeah, it is. it just went back on. it was a 34-minute delay. and if anything, it is good news for the 49ers. because the 49ers were clearly the team without the momentum. they're losing 28-6. and the ravens have just returned a kickoff for 100 yards. the longest in super bowl history. things were not going their way. during the delay, you know, the 49ers were kind of cool and calm. they've been through this before. it happened on a monday night game at candlestick park and the power went out. that's the game that they had won. the ravens were very upset. john
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
like to have a place to customers can walk in and purchase things. >> in new orleans, arthel neville, fox news. >> let's do fox fast forward now. look ahead to some the big stories coming up this week. on monday, president obama will visit minnesota to discuss gun safety and to promote his own set of gun control proposals. including a ban on assault weapons and universal background checks for all gun purchases. monday, former new york city mayor ed koch will be laid to rest. coach ran new york for 12 years and saved the city from financial ruin. former president bill clinton will speak at the service and represent the obama administration there also on wednesday, power ball. back again with a massive jackpot after nobody won this weekend. wednesday's drawing will be for an estimated $2,008,000,000 good luck if you are playing. that is how works reports on this sunday, february 3rd, 2013. so a lot of things to watch out for for this next week. keep it right here on fox news channel. i'm harris faulkner. have a fabulous week. eberry. are the president's policiless holding back minoriti
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